Torco Racing Fuels Route 66 NHRA Nationals
Track record holder looking to get up to speed
Chicago, pre-race: This weekend, June 5-8, Team DHL drag racing drivers Dave Grubnic and Scott Kalitta hope to bring home title trophies in their respective quarter-mile classes at the annual running of the Torco Racing Fuels Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill., just a few miles south of the Chicago city limits.
Native Australian Grubnic, a 45-year old resident of
Grubnic is the track record-holder at Route 66 Raceway for speed, 333.58 mph (Oct., 2004). Kalitta won the Top Fuel title trophy in
At the previous event last weekend in
Grubnic is currently in 9th place in POWERade Top Fuel championship points, while Kalitta is in 19th place in Funny Car points.
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